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scratching

Why is my puppy scratching and what can I do?
Puppy
Why is my puppy scratching and what can I do?
Puppies tend to scratch more than adult dogs, especially around the neck and shoulders, just after you buy them a shiny new collar! However, if this behaviour becomes excessive and you notice your puppy scratches more th…
June 17, 2021 • 68 shares
What are polyps and how are they treated in cats?
Cats
What are polyps and how are they treated in cats?
Polyps (pronounced pol-ips) are basically benign (non-cancerous) overgrowths of tissue. They are composed of a rounded blob of tissue attached by a thin stalk and are particularly common in cats, especially young cats.&n…
April 20, 2021 • 33 shares
Top Five Causes of Itching in Cats
Cats
Top Five Causes of Itching in Cats
Cats are known to be fastidious creatures, and regular grooming alongside the odd scratch is perfectly usual for our feline companions. However, excessive scratching and itchy skin is not, and can be very uncomfortable f…
June 4, 2020 • 71 shares • 10 comments
Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
Ask a vet
Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
Dogs do occasionally scratch, but if it’s frequent, incessant or distressing then something is amiss. Some dogs will lick or nibble rather than scratch. Many do this in private so watch out for red, sore skin, bald patch…
August 19, 2019 • 488 shares • 10 comments
Why is my rabbit scratching?
Rabbits
Why is my rabbit scratching?
Rabbits are quite fastidious creatures. They love to groom and will have the odd scratch. It is important to know what is normal for your rabbit, so you are able to spot potential problems quickly. Scratching more than n…
June 14, 2019 • 101 shares • 2 comments
The Itchy and Scratchy Show - pet style!
Dogs
The Itchy and Scratchy Show - pet style!
It always makes me laugh when I catch myself internally chastising itchy animals which are hurting themselves by constantly scratching .“Why doesn’t it just stop scratching?!” I ask myself. Then I think of my recent situ…
July 6, 2016 • 12 shares • 3 comments
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